fibrillate : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v make fine, irregular, rapid twitching movements
His heart fibrillated and he died
- But if something mental or physical excites the accelerator nerve or stimulates the adrenals to pour an excess of adrenalin into the blood, the ventricles begin to fibrillate.
- But hearts across the nation and around the world began to fibrillate at the thought that Quayle might suddenly be thrust into the most powerful position on earth.
- On the operating table, Able's heart began to fibrillate.
- Richard Nixon in Philadelphia Inquirer
...Todd Nixon, who performed the surgery, said that Gleeson had significant coronary artery disease and that the notion of a shot to the head making him "fibrillate and pass out . . . is a little weird."